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Loss of South Selkirk mountain caribou herd a wake-up call for B.C. and Canada

Media ReleasesApr 12, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE | APR. 12, 2018 - Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) After a recent census found just three female animals remaining, Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) says the de-facto extinction of the international ... Read More

The ocean floor off St. Anns Bank, which is designated as a federal marine-protected site. Canada has promised to "protect" 10 per cent of marine waters by 2020, but what that means in terms of restrictions on fishing and other commercial activity has not been established. (Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Liberals, Indigenous leaders among those to set rules for marine protected areas

Related NewsApr 11, 2018

The Trudeau government has named an advisory panel to navigate the stormy issue of what activities will and will not be allowed inside coastal waters and ocean designated as marine protected areas. Canada has promised to "protect" 10 per cent of ... Read More

From left to right: Xavier Mouy, David Hannay, Krista Roessingh, and Jordan Wilson

Pacific Wild receives new autonomous hydrophones and recorders for the Great Bear Sea Hydrophone Network

BlogMar 12, 2018Pacific Wild

Pacific Wild and GBEAR are extremely grateful and excited to receive a set of autonomous hydrophones (underwater microphones) and recorders from JASCO Applied Sciences, as well as excellent training in ocean acoustics from Tom Dakin at Ocean ... Read More

Wolves are taking to the streets of Vancouver

In The NewsFeb 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 — Pacific Wild launches new ad campaign on the streets of Vancouver to remind British Columbians about the ongoing government-sponsored wolf cull program. In an effort to capture new and off-line audiences in a piece ... Read More

Government of Canada introduces new protections for fish and their habitat

Media ReleasesFeb 6, 2018

Ottawa, Ontario – From coast to coast to coast, Canadians have signaled their strong passion for protecting the fish and fish habitat that play such a vital role in our environment, our communities and our livelihoods. Today, the Honourable Dominic ... Read More

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Minister LeBlanc announces independent expert panel on aquaculture science

Media ReleasesFeb 2, 2018

Ottawa, Ontario – February 02, 2018 – The Government of Canada is committed to regulating a responsible and sustainable aquaculture sector. Robust and credible science helps the Government make evidence-based decisions that support the protection of ... Read More

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Additional measures being developed to protect B.C.’s environment from spills

Media ReleasesJan 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - The provincial government is proposing a second phase of regulations to improve preparedness, response and recovery from potential spills. The first phase of the regulations, approved in October 2017, established a ... Read More

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Fighting for their coastline

In The NewsJan 18, 2018

The articulated tugboat Nathan E. Stewart grounded with fuel barge off Athlone Island on B.C.'s north coast in October 2016. Although the barge itself was empty, when the tug ran aground, it spilled more than 110,000 litres of fuel into into ... Read More

Proposed BC-Canada Agreement to Protect Mountain Caribou Is Toothless

Media ReleasesJan 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 - If a draft agreement between the BC government and Environment Canada on the endangered mountain caribou is approved, it will make a laughing stock of both governments and the Species at Risk Act”, says the Valhalla Wilderness ... Read More

2017 Winter Newsletter

2017 Winter Newsletter

BlogDec 19, 2017Pacific Wild

A cornerstone of Pacific Wild’s wildlife protection work has always been visual storytelling and impactful communications. As we near the end of 2017, we are reflecting on the roller coaster of conservation campaigns, exploration and adventures that ... Read More

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